If you would elaborate a little, like what you really want to do, you might get responses directing you toward a quicker solution. That aside, if you want to execute a command line application as root from your External Method look at Paramiko as mentioned in my response to the previous External Method question. Paramiko is a python library that allows you to use ssh or sftp.
Thomas On Monday 07 April 2008 08:16, rishi pathak wrote: > There is a requirement for running some external methods as super user. > For this I thought of adding a new parameter.If set the code would be > executed with effective uid of root. > Can some one point to the code section where zope loads the ExternalMethod > codes for execution. -- ==================================================================== Thomas McMillan Grant Bennett Appalachian State University Operations & Systems Analyst P O Box 32026 University Library Boone, North Carolina 28608 (828) 262 6587 "... using OpenOffice.org, and save them back to disk automatically, in MS Word format. They surf the Web, check e-mail, do instant messsaging, view YouTube videos, visit their Facebook pages, learn touch-typing skills and lots more. Our public library has been offering these Linux public stations for the past three years." - Phil Shapiro Linux Journal January 2008 Library Systems Help Desk: https://www.library.appstate.edu/help/ ==================================================================== _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )